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High School Football Week Nine: Monterey Trail Stays Undefeated  CBS Sacramento

SACRAMENTO (CBS13) — Teams across the valley Friday battled it out on the gridiron for week nine of high school football. The CBS13 game of the week, ...

How Police, Communities Keep Empty Schools Safe During Summer  KTXL FOX 40 Sacramento

SACRAMENTO -- Of course, the summer months make for some empty school campuses and the lack of people often will invite vandalism and theft.

VIP Games at Sacramento's Luther Burbank High School

Disabled students of all ages competed in a number of track and field events as part of Luther Burbank High School's VIP Games on Sunday, April 25, 2016.

California School Leaders Push For Giving SAT In Class  Capital Public Radio News

Luther Burbank High School Students Tina Thao, Enrique Valladares and Camryn Nichelson are worn out after taking the SAT, but grateful that the Sacramento ...

Mayor Steinberg calls on mental health professionals to volunteer in Sacramento communities KXTV

Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg is calling for licensed mental health professionals and experts to volunteer assisting area neighborhoods affected by ...

Can Sacramento City Unified School District Expel Junk Food From Classrooms?  Capital Public Radio News

At Sacramento City Unified School District, teachers are being asked to become gatekeepers between kids and cupcakes. Some say they may have a hard time ...

12 Sacramento area back-to-school backpack drives KXTV

Whether residents are interested in helping their community or letting their community help them, there are plenty back-to-school backpack drives to help ...

Sac State hosts young ROTC cadets in competition  Sacramento State University

Hundreds of students historically attend ROTC competitions, such as this one last November at Luther Burbank High School. (Sacramento State Air Force ROTC).

Kings launch co-ed summer basketball league for local youth KXTV

The Kings and Queens Rise Co-Ed Basketball League seeks to interrupt violence by providing an opportunity for young people to engage in intercommunity ...

Response: 'Building Relationships With Students Is the Most Important Thing a Teacher Can Do'  Education Week

(This is the second post in a seven-part series. You can see Part One here.) The new question-of-the-week is: What are the best ways to build relationships with ...

Local NFL players to watch during training camp, regular season KXTV

As football fans all over the world prepare for the NFL season, ABC10 is helping you learn more about the local players around the league.

Girls Rugby Brings Police And Community Closer Together  Capital Public Radio News

The Amazons of the Sacramento Police Athletic League have one high school girls rugby championship under their belts and are going for two in a row this ...

Response: Don't 'Ignore' Staff Conflict In Schools  Education Week

(This is the first post in a two-part series). The new "question-of-the-week" is: What are your suggestions on how to resolve teacher-to- teacher and/or ...

Response: Knowing 'When to Stop Teaching Strategies and Just Let Students Read'  Education Week

Bonnie Houck, Ed.D., Christine Tennyson, Jules Csillag, and Kelly Wickham Hurst share their thoughts on using reading strategies in the classroom.

Mayor Darrell Steinberg Endorses Gavin Newsom’s Campaign For Governor  CBS Sacramento

Mayor Darrell Steinberg said he's supporting Gavin Newsom's bid for governor.

Response: Educators Share Who Influenced Their Teaching  Education Week

Rita Platt, Dr. Cynthia "Mama J" Johnson, Pernille Ripp and Jenny Edwards share reflections on who has most influenced their teaching.

Assemblyman Jim Cooper Hosts Turkey Giveaway  FOX40

SACRAMENTO --. Thanksgiving isn't the same without a turkey. But for many, buying a bird can be too expensive. On Tuesday, Assemblyman Jim Cooper ...

FBI Academy Schools Local Students  Comstock's Magazine

When an FBI agent asks a roomful of high school juniors, “How many of you watch FBI shows on TV?” nearly every hand goes up. But at the recent Sacramento ...

Response: Teachers Must Encourage Students to 'Make Meaning Together'  Education Week

(This is the last post in a three-part series. You can see Part One here and Part Two here.) The new "question-of-the-week" is: What are the keys to effective ...

Response: A Teacher's 'Pay Isn't Great, but the Rewards are Worth Everything'  Education Week

(This is the second post in a three-part series. You can see Part One here.) The new "question-of-the-week" is: If you had to do it all over again, would you still ...

Response: Everything You Wanted to Know About Dual Immersion But Were Afraid to Ask  Education Week

The new "question-of-the-week" is: What does "dual-immersion" mean? Is it different from bilingual education? What are tips to do "dual-immersion" and/or ...

Response: Ways to 'Navigate Conflicts & Restore Relationships' Between Students  Education Week

(This is the last post in a two-part series. You can see Part One here.) The new question-of-the-week is: When two or more students are having a conflict, what ...

Hope Lives Here  Sacramento Magazine

Wind Youth Services gets a new home and expands its services to youth experiencing homelessness.

Response: "Unlocking the Common Core" With English Language Learners  Education Week

(This is the first post in a two-part series). The new question-of-the-week is: How can we help English Language Learners meet the Common Core Standards?

Response: 'Embracing Technology' as a Tool for Differentiation  Education Week

(This is the last post in a two-part series. You can see Part One here.) The new question-of-the-week is: What are ways technology can assist teachers apply ...

Al Baldwin | Obituaries  The Galt Herald

Al Baldwin passed from his earthly ties to be face-to-face with his Lord Jesus Christ peacefully at home on Jan. 5, 2018. Born in San Francisco, Al grew up in.

Defensive end D.J. Johnson gets his Under Armour All-America jersey  USA TODAY High School Sports

D.J. Johnson from Luther Burbank High in Sacramento is planning to play his college football in Florida. His last high school game also will be in Florida at the ...

Portland State Football Names David Lose New Defensive Line Coach  Portland State Vikings

Portland State has named David Lose as the new defensive line coach. Lose (pronounced LOW-say) is a familiar name in the northwest, having played football ...

Response: 'The Divide Between Policymakers & Educators Can Be Narrowed by Dialogue'  Education Week

(This the second post in a four-part series. You can see Part One here.) The new "question-of-the-week" is: What do you think are the most important things that ...

California's school suspensions show racial disparity  USA TODAY

Black students in California were disproportionally represented in school suspensions.

Five key strategies to get/keep kids engaged at school  Washington Post

It's the fundamental job of a teacher: keeping kids interested in learning.

Response: 'There Is Not One Right Answer' for Reading Instruction  Education Week

(This is the third post in a four-part series. You can see Part One here and Part Two here.) The new "question-of-the-week" is: What is the biggest mistake ...

Habitat For Humanity Starts Indian Lane Project  Capital Public Radio News

Sacramento Habitat for Humanity is about to mark its 28th anniversary this week, and to do so it's getting ready to build the most ambitious project in its history.

Response: We Must Help Students 'Recognize Their Creative Strengths'  Education Week

Laura Taddei, Cathy L. Seeley, Zane Dickey, Laura Fleming, Billy Krakower, Diane Friedlaender, Richard Byrne contribute their thoughts on developing creative ...

Response: Leveraging Field Trips to 'Deepen Learning'  Education Week

Ron Berger, Camille A. Farrington, Gail Desler, Abby Schneiderjohn, and Mike Janatovich contribute their thoughts on the best ways to plan and use field trips.

Sacramento Olympic Athletes  Sactown Magazine

Our region has produced a bumper crop of Olympic hopefuls this year. Here are another seven local heroes for you to cheer on in Rio this summer:

News  Sacramento State University

Preview story: Tony Award-winning actor and dancer Ben Vereen is coming to Sacramento State on Saturday, April 30, for a full day of activities as part of ...

Response: Teaching Can Be Tough, But We're 'Lucky'  Education Week

(This is the last post in a two-part series. You can see Part One here.) The new "question-of-the-week" is: What do you think is the toughest part of teaching and ...

Response: Mistakes Are  Education Week

(This is the second post in a five-part series on this topic. You can see Part One here.) The new question-of-the-week (and the first one in this column's sixth ...

Response: 'Self-Control Doesn't Just Happen, It Needs to Be Taught'  Education Week

(This is the third post in a four-part series. You can see Part One here and Part Two here.) The new "question-of-the-week" is: How can we best help students ...

Response: Guidelines for Successful One-to-One Computer Programs  Education Week

Anne Jenks, Heather Staker, Larissa Pahomov, and Stephanie Smith Budhai share their suggestions on how schools can successfully implement one-to-one ...

Response: Metacognition Is a  Education Week

(This is the second post in a four-part series on the topic of metacognition in the classroom. You can see Part One here.) The new "question-of-the-week" is:.

Response: Home Language Support 'Helps Learners Navigate Both Worlds'  Education Week

Anna Bartosik, Nathan Hall, Chloe Smith, Beth Konomoto wrap this three-part series up with their suggestions about the role of an ELL student's home language ...

Response: Ways to Use Learning 'Taxonomies' in the Classroom  Education Week

(This is the first post in a two-part series). The new "question-of-the-week" is: What are practical ways teachers can use "taxonomies" like Bloom's and SOLO ...

5 Ways Teachers Are Fighting Fake News : NPR Ed  NPR

In an era of national attention to what's real and what isn't, we asked educators to share their strategies for helping students sort out fact from fiction.

Response: 'It is Long Past Time to Meet the Needs of Students of Color'  Education Week

(This is the first post in a two-part series). This week's question is: What does culturally sustaining pedagogy look like in the classroom? This question, and the ...

Basketball Tournament Held for Players with Disabilities  FOX40

The organization Very Inspirational People hosted its annual basketball tournament for players with disabilities Valentine's Day weekend.

Response: 'Slow & Steady Wins the Race' for Making Changes in Teaching  Education Week News

Charlene Stone, Jeremy Hyler, and Harry Dickens contribute their suggestions for coping with the rapid changes of ed tech and Common Core.

Response: 'When I Started Teaching, I Wish I had Known...'  Education Week

Linda Hoyt, Jenny Edwards, Mary Tedrow, and Vance L. Austin offer their suggestions about what they know now that they wish they had known then...

Responses: Our Teaching Mistakes & What We Learn From Them  Education Week

(This is the first post in a two-part series). This week's question is: What has been your biggest teaching mistake and what did you learn from it? Many of us try to ...

Response: 'Treating Teachers as Professionals' Is a Step Toward Reducing Attrition  Education Week

(This is the second post in a two-part series. You can see Part One here.) This week's question is: Why do teachers avoid, or leave, high poverty urban public ...

Response: Race To The Top Has Been A 'Fiasco'  Education Week News

Today, Barnett Berry, Ariel Sacks, John Thompson, Alice Mercer and David B. Cohen weigh in with their thoughts on the Race To The Top program.

Response: Common Core Moves Social Studies From 'Memorization' to a 'Meaningful Place'  Education Week

(This is the first post in a two-part series). The new "question-of-the-week" is: What do the Common Core Standards look like in Social Studies classrooms?

Response: Teaching ELLs That 'Science Is a Verb'  Education Week

(This is the last post in a two-part series. You can see Part One here.) This week's question is: What are the best ways to teach the Next Generation Science ...

Response: Building Relationships With Families of ELLs  Education Week

This week's question is: What are some of the ways teachers can actively involve & connect with English Language Learners' parents? Parent engagement can ...

Wrestle maniacs: Sacramento's underground grapplers spill real blood for scripted glory - Feature Story - Local Stories - July 20, 2017  Sacramento News & Review

By Bansky Gonzalez. Janky local scene attracts everyday wage slaves who come alive in theater of pain. Published on July 20, 2017 as Feature Story in the ...

Response: Different Ways Of 'Learning By Doing' - Classroom Q&A With Larry Ferlazzo - Education Week Teacher  Education Week Blogs

Educators Suzie Boss, Jeffrey Wilhelm, Steven Anderson and Stephen Lazar discuss the differences between Project-Based, Problem-Based and Inquiry ...

Broadway legend Ben Vereen to visit Sac State on April 30  The Sacramento Press

Tony Award-winning actor and dancer Ben Vereen will visit Sac State as a part of Wellness Through the Arts, Sacramento's (WTA) inaugural essay awards.

SoftIntegration Releases C/C++ Interpreter Ch 7.5.1 for Learning Coding, Math, and Robotics  PR Newswire

DAVIS, Calif., Dec. 2, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- SoftIntegration, Inc. today announced the availability of Ch 7.5.1 and Embedded Ch 7.5.1. Ch is the most complete ...

Hung like a corpse - Music Feature - Music - March 25, 2010  Sacramento News & Review

By Josh Fernandez. Sacramento's notorious Brotha Lynch Hung comes out of hiding. Published on March 25, 2010 as Music Feature in the Music section of the ...

Schooling the Mamolas - News - Local Stories - March 5, 2009  Sacramento News & Review

By Cosmo Garvin. A pair of Sacramento teachers get booted from an elite public high school. Published on March 5, 2009 as News in the Local Stories section ...

Notebook: Confusion about youth soccer league splitting | Sports  Elk Grove Citizen

There are many youth sports organizations based in Elk Grove, all with the sole purpose of teaching fundamentals and basics to aspiring athletes.

The Answer Sheet - The best kind of teacher evaluation  Washington Post

Teacher Larry Ferlazzo describes how he is evaluated at the Sacramento high school where he teaches. It is in stark contrast to the way The Los Angeles Times ...

Local Report: Sidekicks trio golden at taekwondo tournament  Napa Valley Register

Three competitors from Sidekicks Martial Arts in Napa came home with gold medals from a taekwondo tournament in Folsom last Saturday.

Guest Post | Helping Students Motivate Themselves  New York Times

Daniel Pink on “the surprising science of motivation,” a TED talk that is one of many resources Larry Ferlazzo, a teacher and author, uses in this post. Today, in ...

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